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Shares of Merck & Co. Inc. MRK inched 0.55% higher to $90.14 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.99% to 3,998.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.51% to 32,036.90. Merck & Co. Inc. closed $5.58 short of its 52-week high ($95.72), which the company achieved on June 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ rose 0.35% to $171.31, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF fell 1.84% to $332.56, and Pfizer Inc. PFE rose 0.59% to $51.12. Trading volume (8.2 M) remained 3.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 11.9 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled July 21, 2022.
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July 21, 2022 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)
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